#Malami’s Friends Donated Exotic Vehicles, Says Aide

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An aide of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Federation, Abubakar Malami, has claimed that the Minister did not distribute the over N1bn worth exotics Benz and Prado jeeps by himself.

Headlinenews.News Reported that report of the Minister’s largesse to party members in Kebbi State surfaced online on Monday, showing series of exotic Benz and Toyota Prado Jeeps that was distributed.

The Minister was said to be distributing such huge gifts ahead of his formal declaration to run for the position of Governor in Kebbi state.

Speaking on the huge gifts, Umar Gwandu, an aide of the Minister said friends and associates of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice donated exotic vehicles of assorted brands to his loyalists in Kebbi State.

According to him, the friends of his principal gifted the vehicles to “long-term workers in the Khadimiyya Foundation”.

Malami is a two-term member of the cabinet of the President Muhammadu Buhari and an APC chieftain in Kebbi State. He has been reported to be highly interested in becoming the state governor in 2023.

In Gwandu’s statement absorbing Malami of being the financier of the over N1bn gifts, he said: “It is abundantly clear that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has teaming supporters from home and beyond.

“This has been demonstrated not only by the calls from far and near for him to vie for Kebbi gubernatorial seat in the forthcoming election but also by donations from friends, associates and supporters of N135m.

“The recent donation of N135m has opened doors for donations and supports of many items including vehicles by well-wishers.

Gwandu claimed that the recent donation was not for any APC member as no APC member not delegates was given any vehicle.

“Comparing the names of APC stakeholders and the beneficiaries of the vehicle will reveal to you that there is no connection between the two and the two are not connected whatsoever,” he said.

 

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